Global Perspectives on Trafficking
The following reports discuss the issue of trafficking in women
broadly, without focusing on a particular region. These reports
are useful to frame the issue of trafficking generally as a human
rights violation and for information about the global dimensions
of the problem.
U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Reports
These reports include an analysis of the
level of compliance of various countries (origin, transit and destination)
with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, set
forth in the U.S.
Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000.
of Jeopardy: A Review of Research on Trafficking in Women and Children
International Organization for Migration (IOM), September
A summary of the report, which includes the table
of contents, and information about ordering the complete report
are available on-line.
as Chattel: The Emerging Global Market in Trafficking, Gender
Matters Quarterly No. 1, February 1999, published by the U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID) Office of Women in Development.
The Human Rights Watch Global Report on Women's Human Rights
(1995); Chapter 4 Trafficking
of Women and Girls into Forced Prostitution and Coerced Marriage.